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One of my favorite producers, Giovanni Corino, has started making a new cru barolo! Can you guess which cru? It is always exciting to see a winery evolve and grow! I got a sneak peak at a recent tasting, and let me tell you, the wine is really good! Barolo Bricco Manescotto! The vineyard, located... Continue Reading →

Arborina at Vinmonopolet

So far, there are only 2 Arborina's available at Vinmonopolet: Elio Altare Barolo Arborina *sold out* Giovanni Corino Barolo Arborina 499kr Other producer's of Arborina include Renato Corino, Nadia Curto, Mauro Veglio and Bovio.  

Top 5 Experiences Summer 2017

Tour at Altare We took the whole Norwegian crew to Altare and Silvia gave us a beautiful tour of the vineyards and the winery. Check out that awesome staff! Repubblicca di Perno Pylsa & Barolo Piemonte Edition Every year for my dad's birthday we have Pylsa & Barolo. This year we brought the whole crew... Continue Reading →

Have you tried Giovanni Corino Dolcetto?

Giovanni Corino Dolcetto d'Alba 2016 Wine: Dolcetto d'Alba Producer: Giovanni Corino Region/Appellation: Piemonte, Italy Grape varieties: dolcetto Vintage: 2016   Eye: dark red, violet hue Nose: dark berries, fruity, hints of hay Mouth: light to medium bodied, smooth, fresh and fruity Price Point: $12 Available at Vinmonopolet: no Available at Systembolaget: no

Wonder what wineries to visit?

No need - here are some of my favorites! There are many more wineries in Piemonte than then ones pictured but these are some of my favorites. You can also check out Winery Wednesday to read more about them.

A Cascina Nuova Christmas

Cascina Nuova: A Corino Christmas Night I love Christmas, and as you can see Cascina Nuova is now all ready for Christmas. And how perfect is Giovanni Corino's wine for Christmas? The red label goes great with the Christmas colors! Early December we had a sort of Christmas Party with food and baking and wine.... Continue Reading →

#tbt

Remember the time I went to see the geese? Well, here is a goose egg that was given to me that day! And I had that egg for breakfast one morning at Corte Gondina. The Nonna (mother of the owner) cooked it for me in the kitchen! Pretty cool!

What is Giovanni Corino known for (besides wine)?

Fun Fact Friday: Giovanni Corino Do you know what Giovanni Corino is know for besides wine? Gardening! Barolo is normally associated with wine, but sometimes we forget that many of the winemakers are farmers. Which means their skill also goes beyond the vineyards. So it's self explanatory that many grow their own vegetables. And the... Continue Reading →

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